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UDA needs to pay us - CMC members

UDA needs to pay us - CMC members

Urban Development Authority (UDA) has not paid compensation to the Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) for properties it acquired from the council United...
Sri Lanka to release Indian fishermen before the start of 'Journey for Justice'

Sri Lanka to release Indian fishermen before the start of 'Journey for Justice'

The Sri Lankan government is likely to release all the Indian fishermen in its custody before the fishermen of Rameswaram start on their “Journey for Justice”...
Tamil issue an internal problem of Sri Lanka - BJP

Tamil issue an internal problem of Sri Lanka - BJP

Seshadri Chari, National Convener of BJP's Foreign Policy Cell, yesterday (July 30) denied a report quoting him as saying that India has told Sri Lanka...
TNA ready to testify before UN against SL

TNA ready to testify before UN against SL

A delegation from Tamil National Alliance (TNA) is to visit India in August to meet representatives of the Indian government. Illankai Tamil Arasu Katchchi...
Booze smuggling racket between Chennai - Colombo

Booze smuggling racket between Chennai - Colombo

Chennai airport police arrested two men, Madan Singh (37) and Sathik Basha (43) who have been persuading regular passengers flying from Colombo to Chennai...
Our income has dropped by 50% - Private bus owners

Our income has dropped by 50% - Private bus owners

Income of private bus owners have reduced by half said Lanka Private Bus Owners Association (LPBOA.) Thus the LPBOA is considering to limit bus turns as...
 Jaffna journalists questioned by police

Jaffna journalists questioned by police

Three journalists, who were among seven reporters who were detained at Omantail police check point last Saturday (26) for allegedly transporting cannabis,...
Cattle herders behind forest fires

Cattle herders behind forest fires

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Anura Kumara's driver arrested

Anura Kumara's driver arrested

Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake’s driver has been arrested by police for reckless driving. he has been charged over reckless...
Increase Mahapola scholarship allowance - All Ceylon Union of English Teachers

Increase Mahapola scholarship allowance - All Ceylon Union of English Teachers

The All Ceylon Union of English Teachers (ACUET) has made an urgent appeal to the Minister of Higher Education, S.B. Dissanayake to consider the feasibility...
JVP leader met with an accident - Complaints of chest pains

JVP leader met with an accident - Complaints of chest pains

Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake who was admitted to Ratnapura hospital due to a vehicle accident has been transferred to...
India to take up terror cloud on Pak diplomat in Colombo with Sri Lanka

India to take up terror cloud on Pak diplomat in Colombo with Sri Lanka

 India will be informing Sri Lanka about an official working with the Pakistan High Commission in Colombo who was allegedly playing a key role in planning...
Customs keeping an eye on travellers to India

Customs keeping an eye on travellers to India

Sri Lankan customs department closely monitors those who leave the country for India in light of the continuous attempts to smuggle gold out of the country...
 Yala animals suffer due to electioneering

Yala animals suffer due to electioneering

A water bowser, which had been ear marked to provide water for animals at Yala national park that is undergoing a serious drought, has been deployed...
Tuition classes bag best teachers in Jaffna - Schools suffer

Tuition classes bag best teachers in Jaffna - Schools suffer

In 10 years, judging by the current trend, the Northern province government school may only have students who cannot afford to pay tuition fees and are...
Income of Sri Lankan families stagnate - UNP MP

Income of Sri Lankan families stagnate - UNP MP

The real income of a Sri Lankan household has only increased by 0.5% ever since Presient Rajapaksa came into power, said United National Party (UNP) MP...
Sobitha Thero goes back on his word - Vickremabahu

Sobitha Thero goes back on his word - Vickremabahu

Leader of the National Movement for Social Justice, Ven. Maduluwawe Sobitha Thero has has gone back on his word to fully implement the 13th Amendment said...
Air Algerie Flight Disappears Over Mali With Over 110 Aboard

Air Algerie Flight Disappears Over Mali With Over 110 Aboard

Air Algérie said Thursday it lost contact during the night with an Algiers-bound flight from Burkina Faso carrying more than 110 people.The Algerian national...


Namal trying to re-energize SLFP youth

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A meeting to energize the SLFP youth wing in Hiniduma was held on July 8 under the leadership of Hambantota district MP Namal Rajapaksa. MPs Piyasena Gamage, Shehan Semasinghe, Udith Lokubandara, Manusha Nanayakkara and provincial councilors Randima Gamage and Kanchana Wijesekara also participated. Read more...

Against racism - Movement of Equal Rights distribute leaflets

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Movement of Equal Rights organized a leaflet distributing campaign and a banner signing campaign against racism and communal-ism on 3rd July in front of the Fort Railway Station. Pl find the attachments for images of the event. Read more...

Namal Rajapaksa visits Adhikarigoda

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MP Namal Rajapaksa visited Adhikarigoda to assess damage during Aluthgama riots. The village has a mixture of Sinhala and Muslim populations.

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Panadura No Limit burns

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No Limit clothing store in Panadura was destroyed by fire today morning (June 21). While many believe it was a deliberate attack since the shop is owned by a Muslim businessman police  claim that the fire was either caused by an electric spark or an undoused cigarette butt.  Read more...

Hartal in the East

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Muslim businessmen in Vavuniya have decided to close their shops today (June 19) protesting the incidents in Aluthgama. However all institutions owned by Tamils, including shops, offices and other establishments, are open. Commenting on their decision representatives of Vavuniya Muslim Traders Association said that they strongly condemn the attacks on Muslims in Aluthgama and that the government should arrest everyone who is taking steps to destroy the peace which now prevails in the country.  Read more...

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Street Fighter Assassins Fist 2014

Street Fighter Assassins Fist 2014

Stylish Marketer 2014, the annual fashion show of the University of Kelaniya was held recently. A number...


Cricket

Sri Lanka won the test series against England

Sri Lanka won the test series against England

Sri Lanka won the second test against England by 100 runs. JM Anderson who held on for 55 balls got out...
Sri Lanka close to historic win against England

Sri Lanka close to historic win against England

Sri Lanka have never won a Test series in England, but they are closing in on a magnificent achievement...
Sri Lanka strikes back - Sanga equals a world record

Sri Lanka strikes back - Sanga equals a world record

In the Test Match Special commentary box, Graeme Swann wistfully imagined himself bowling on a dry Headingley...
Dhoni only cricketer on Forbes' high-earners' list

Dhoni only cricketer on Forbes' high-earners' list

MS Dhoni, the India captain, is the only cricketer on the list of 100 highest-paid athletes in the world....
Herschelle Gibbs and Jacob Oram refuse to play in Pakistan

Herschelle Gibbs and Jacob Oram refuse to play in Pakistan

Pakistan cricket has been dealt another blow after former Test players Herschelle Gibbs of South Africa...

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UPFA still perplexed about Wimal abstaining from the May Day rally

UPFA still perplexed about Wimal abstaining from the May Day rally

National Freedom Front (NFF) leader Wimal Weerawansa did not attend the United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) May Day rally, which surprised many. NFF, a constituent party of the UPFA, has always attended...
Namal goes fishing

Namal goes fishing

MP Namal Rajapaksa's birthday was on April 10. He was in Carlton house where a pirith ceremony was also held to mark his birthday. A large number of young MPs were with him for the birthday celebrations....

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BBDO is the Most Effective and Most Creative Agency Network in the World

BBDO is the Most Effective and Most Creative Agency Network in the World

BBDO was named the Most Effective Agency Network in the World by Effie Worldwide on 19 June. This is the second time that...
Sri Lanka to be the fastest growing South Asian economy

Sri Lanka to be the fastest growing South Asian economy

Sri Lanka is expected to post the strongest economic growth in South Asia in 2014, hitting 7.2%, according to a World Bank’s...
Holcim Lanka donates drawing tool kits for the engineering   students at University of Jaffna

Holcim Lanka donates drawing tool kits for the engineering students at University of Jaffna

Colombo, May 20, 2014: Holcim Lanka recently donated 39 sets of drawing tool kits to the first batch of engineering students...

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